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Oozie Forum

Shell Action – File Not Found

  • #44576
    Nick Martin

    – HDP 1.3.2

    I’ve configured an Oozie workflow in Hue that executes a shell action. I stored the shell command in /user/me/ and the config for the workflow is:


    Action failed, error message[${wf:errorMessage(wf:lastErrorNode())}]

    I get the following error:

    Failing Oozie Launcher, Main class [org.apache.oozie.action.hadoop.ShellMain], main() threw exception, Cannot run program “” (in directory “/u01/hadoop/mapred/taskTracker/me/jobcache/job_201311150842_0279/attempt_201311150842_0279_m_000000_0/work”): error=2, No such file or directory Cannot run program “” (in directory “/u01/hadoop/mapred/taskTracker/NiMartin/jobcache/job_201311150842_0279/attempt_201311150842_0279_m_000000_0/work”): error=2, No such file or directory

    Shell command is:

    for file in /user/me/directory/var_check/part*
    ls /user/me/directory/var_check/part* | awk ‘NR % 2 == N { print }’|xargs rm -fv

    Any ideas?

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  • #44808
    Yi Zhang

    Hi Nick,

    Can you try remove the line of
    from the script?




    I’m also getting same issue. How to fix this?



    I have tried removing the path and put the file in one of hdfs location and tried from hue still not working and giving the error.

    in directory “/mapred/local/taskTracker/cloudera/jobcache/job_201405220954_0015/attempt_201405220954_0015_m_000000_0/work”): error=2, No such file or directory

    Please advice.


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